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Adobe Lightroom for mobile update brings RAW image capture to iOS 10

09/13/2016, 07:09 pm

Adobe on Tuesday released an updated version of Lightroom for iOS with support for its DNG fie format, allowing iOS 10 devices to both capture and edit pictures as part of an end-to-end RAW workflow.


Lyft, Venmo, LinkedIn, Map My Run among first third-party apps to support Siri in iOS 10

09/13/2016, 03:09 pm

With Tuesday's launch of iOS 10, third-party applications can, for the first time, take advantage of Siri voice controls. Here's a diverse list of some of the first apps updated with SiriKit integration.


Super Mario Run Stickers for iOS 10 iMessages now available as free download

09/12/2016, 06:09 pm

Apple's iMessage App Store is set to launch this week with its new Nintendo partnership leading the way, as the Super Mario Run Stickers app is now available to download.


Apps for iOS 10, including Messages apps, begin arriving on iOS App Store [u]

09/12/2016, 02:09 pm

Ahead of this Tuesday's launch of iOS 10, Apple has begun allowing apps designed for the new operating system onto the App Store, including downloads that tap into the new Messages integration feature.


Facebook switches on bot-based purchases in Messenger

09/12/2016, 01:09 pm

Facebook on Monday announced that one of the key poles of its bot strategy, chat-based purchases, will soon take effect for users of its Messenger app.


Apple to begin removing abandoned and problematic apps from App Store next week

09/01/2016, 02:09 pm

Apple on Thursday announced that it will make a pair of key changes to the iOS App Store starting next Wednesday, most notably a new effort to remove abandoned and problematic apps so they can no longer be downloaded.


Fox Sports Go app for Apple TV lets viewers watch four games simultaneously

08/26/2016, 10:08 am

Fox on Friday released a tvOS version of Fox Sports GO, with a unique interface allowing Apple TV owners to watch up to four games simultaneously -- if they already have authenticated access to the associated channels.


WhatsApp says it will share some data with Facebook for ads & other purposes

08/25/2016, 01:08 pm

Messaging service WhatsApp on Thursday updated its user terms and privacy policy, revealing that it will start sharing phone numbers and some analytics data with its parent company, Facebook.


Microsoft updates Word Flow iOS keyboard with built-in search tools, 3D Touch & more

08/24/2016, 01:08 pm

Microsoft has released a significant 2.0 upgrade of its Word Flow keyboard for the iPhone, mainly adding a wide range of integrated search functions.


Facebook tests new autoplaying videos with sound for iOS users

08/23/2016, 11:08 am

Facebook on Tuesday began a limited test of new video autoplay technology for its mobile app, including a version that begins playing audio automatically as a person scrolls past a clip in their News Feed.


New York Times to shut down app-based NYT Now news service

08/19/2016, 10:08 am

The New York Times has announced it will officially pull NYT Now -- a cheaper, slimmed-down, app-based alternative to its core news services -- from app stores on the week of Aug. 29, blaming its downfall on weak demand.


FaceTime video chat competitor Google Duo released for iOS, Android

08/16/2016, 10:08 am

Google on Tuesday released its new chat client Duo, promising high quality video between iOS and Android users with the free download now available on both the iOS App Store and Google Play.


Google updates iOS versions of Docs, Sheets & Slides with iPad multitasking

08/10/2016, 04:08 pm

Google on Wednesday released important updates to its Docs, Sheets, and Slides clients for iOS, finally giving iPad owners access to true multitasking with its productivity suite.


Latest 'Pokemon Go' update brings safety warnings, returns battery saver mode

08/08/2016, 09:08 pm

Wildly popular augmented reality game Pokémon Go received a major update on Monday, bringing back a useful battery saver mode and introducing a safety feature that dissuades users from playing while driving.


Apple debuts overhauled Apple Store app with device & accessory recommendations

08/04/2016, 04:08 pm

Apple on Thursday released a predicted refresh of the Apple Store app for iPhones and iPads, enhanced with a new recommendation system as well as features for customers shopping in person.


Free-to-play Mobius Final Fantasy arrives on Apple's iPhone and iPad

08/04/2016, 10:08 am

Square Enix on Thursday released Mobius Final Fantasy, a new iteration in its popular role-playing series, this time said to be custom-tailored for phones and tablets.


Dropbox's Paper collaboration platform goes into open beta, gets iOS app

08/03/2016, 01:08 pm

Dropbox on Wednesday launched the first open beta of Paper, its Google Docs-like Web collaboration platform, simultaneously releasing companion apps for iOS and Android.


Pokemon Go tops 100M downloads without impacting rest of mobile game industry

08/02/2016, 10:08 am

Niantic's Pokémon Go has hit over 100 million downloads across the App Store and Google Play, but doesn't appear to be generating much of a hazard -- or windfall -- for other game developers, according to an analytics firm.


Apple TV Remote launches on iOS, remains separate from iTunes Remote app

08/01/2016, 03:08 pm

Apple on Monday publicly launched its new Apple TV Remote app, mimicking the functionality of the Siri Remote used with the company's fourth-generation set-top box. But users who want to control iTunes media on their Mac will still need to use the legacy iTunes Remote app.


Popular iOS keyboard SwiftKey disables sync feature after data leak is discovered

07/29/2016, 03:07 pm

Microsoft-owned SwiftKey, a popular predictive keyboard available on Apple's iOS, has suspended part of its service after it was discovered the app was leaking user data to complete strangers.